Rockwell Automation announces that as of January 31, 2023, FactoryTalk® Network Manager™ software will be discontinued and no longer available for sale. To support license operations, the free version of FactoryTalk Network Manager software will be available for use until January 31, 2024.
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Demanding market conditions pose significant challenges. Across the enterprise and throughout the lifecycle, you must continuously strive for ways to leverage your existing automation investment.
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Get a Better View of What is Happening in Your Facility
FactoryTalk Network Manager software helps to achieve increased network visibility, easier troubleshooting, and simplified configuration and maintenance. Get insight into your network operations by getting a closer look at your devices connected in your manufacturing environment.
Increased Network Visibility
Ethernet networks have become a critical part in automation control systems where plant floor staff is often tasked with the network operations and maintenance. FactoryTalk Network Manager provides the information these control engineers need to achieve increased reliability and high performance of the network.
Having the right tools that can collect diagnostic data from devices and generate reports that can be easily understood and analyzed is becoming more critical in automation networks. FactoryTalk Network Manager consolidates network status in a single place, increasing insight and greatly simplifying troubleshooting in fault conditions.
Simple Configuration and Maintenance
FactoryTalk Network Manager can help you simplify network maintenance and support, increasing productivity and reducing downtime. This software provides easy to use tools to archive, compare and restore switch configurations and performs firmware upgrades from a centralized location allowing for efficient management of network devices.
Do You Want to Get Even More Out of FactoryTalk Network Manager?
Depending on your needs, you may want to receive the enhanced features offered by purchasing device licenses. The following chart displays the enhancements that are offered with a license, so that you can make the best decision for your organization. To order device licenses, visit the Rockwell Automation Software Portal. NOTE: Before purchasing licenses, you must download the basic no cost version of FactoryTalk Network Manager.
Find out more information regarding software orders and downloads.
|Devices Requiring License**||Capability|
|Stratix® managed switches||
|DLR supervisor and backup supervisor||DLR topology overlay and statistics|
|Allen-Bradley® programmable logic controller (PLC) and programmable automation controller (PAC)||Backplane bridging|
|CIP Sync™ devices||PTP (CIP Sync) overlay and statistics|
* Subject to change based on the software release
** Only one license required per device